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Anyone know a free OS that is very user-friendly like Windows?

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User Info: JhayCee

JhayCee
3 years ago#1
When I mean 'user-friendly', I meant not having to deal with the terminal just to install something. Yes, I've seen some promising OS on Google like ReactOS and Haiku, but I would like to get people's opinions here so I can cut the list of OS that Google got me and just find what may seem promising. Thanks in advance, guys.
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User Info: Starks

Starks
3 years ago#2
Ubuntu, flavors and derivatives as well
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Loshadt
3 years ago#3
Install Gentoo.
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User Info: Lorthremar

Lorthremar
3 years ago#4
Google OS.

User Info: Orestes417

Orestes417
3 years ago#5
Get it out of your head that copying and pasting one liners into the terminal is some sort of brain surgery. It isn't.
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User Info: BilliePilgrim

BilliePilgrim
3 years ago#6
Ubuntu

Super easy to use.
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User Info: Dark Elf

Dark Elf
3 years ago#7
Ubuntu (or the Mint derivative)

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ThunderPotato
3 years ago#8
Many times pasting something into the terminal is faster and easier than navigating the user interface.
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User Info: betatech

betatech
3 years ago#9
Most 'true' Linux distros may suffer from Terminal installs at some point depending on what you want (if you just want the basics it's unlikely with a decent distro like Mint Cinnamon).
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User Info: Renegade2314

Renegade2314
3 years ago#10
As others have said, Ubuntu or Mint are good ones to try out. There is another one called Zorin that has a GUI very similar to Windows 7. Might be worth looking into for someone coming from a Microsoft OS to a Linux distribution.
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